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#5 Adverb - Parts Of Speech | English Grammar - English Free Test



An adverb is a word which modifies the meaning of a Verb, an Adjective or another Adverd.

Example
  • The old man walked slowly .
  • Juli writes very carefully .
  • He works hard from dawn to night.

Type of Adverbs

ADVERB OF TIME

If a verb answers for question 'When' then the adverb shows the time of action.

Example
  • He left the place a few minutes ago.
  • He will soon come back.

ADVERB OF PLACE

If a verb answers for question 'Where' then the adverb shows the place of action.

Example
  • I met him in the theatre.
  • This is the place where the tree stood.

ADVERB OF NUMBER

If a verb answers for question 'How often' then the adverb shows the number of the action.

Example
  • The comet appears once in several years.
  • That poor man is always happy

ADVERB OF MANNER

If a verb answers for question 'How' or'In what manner' then it shows the condition of verb.

Example
  • He was seriously injured.
  • Johny writes very carefully.

ADVERB OF DEGREE or QUANTITY

If a verb answers for question 'How much' or'In what'.

Example
  • The sky is very cloudy.
  • She sings pretty well.

ADVERB OF REASON

If a verb explains the reason for the action then called adverb of reason.

Example
  • As he was not well.
  • Therefore he returned home.